Nortel’s Carrier VoIP and Application Solutions (CVAS) unitis still at the top of the carrier VoIP market despite its parent’s ongoingtroubles, according to new research from Dell’Oro, Infonetics and Synergy.
In separate reports, analysts said Nortel held its globalleadership position during calendar Q3 in both carrier VoIP and softswitchingin a market that declined 7% year-on-year.
According to Dell’Oro figures, Nortel managed to grow itsown VoIP revenues in the by 4% over the same period, and its softswitch saleswere up 7%.
“The carrier IP market continues to be highly dynamic, asservice providers transition their legacy voice networks to VoIP to provide newservices and cut costs,” said Infonetics directing analyst Diane Myers.
Nortel CVAS president Samih Elhage said the results were areflection of confidence in the battered firm.
“It reflects our ongoing commitment to improve serviceproviders’ ability to increase revenues and reduce network costs,” he said.
Nortel claims to have shipped over 118 million carrier VoIPand multimedia ports, including over 10 million SIP lines to both wireline andwireless customers, and has also signed over 40 carrier VoIP customers sinceJanuary.